A summary of recent criminal activity in Poland and Boardman townships:


Feb. 24

Theft: A man reported two wagon wheels and two metal posts stolen from his South Hubbard Road residence.

Feb. 25

Identity fraud: A Meadowbrooke Trail woman discovered $217 worth of fraudulent activity to her debit-card account.

Identity fraud: A Lyon Boulevard woman told officers she was a victim.

Theft: Three workers for a Center Road business reported the theft of money and medication.

Feb. 26

Identity fraud: A Duncan Drive woman learned her debit card had been used to make $580 worth of unauthorized charges.

Feb. 27

Arrest: Police took into custody 39-year-old Stacey M. Crocker of North Avenue, Lowellville, on a warrant charging criminal trespassing.


Identity theft: A Dover Road woman found out her credit card had been used to make about $8,790 worth of fraudulent purchases at stores in the Chicago area.

Coercion: A Flagler Lane man told officers a woman posted sexually oriented photographs of him on various websites without permission.

Theft: Two men and a woman in their early to mid-20s stole 11 T-shirts and five pairs of pants from Gap Kids in the Southern Park Mall.

Theft: Twelve bags of aluminum cans, a metal frame and a pinwheel were removed from an area outside of Boardman Lanes, 7524 Market St.

Harassment: An employee with a Boardman-Canfield Road doctor’s office reported having gotten sexually explicit calls.

Theft: Michael A. Wells, 22, of Woodland Avenue, Hubbard, surrendered on a warrant after a Feb. 11 shoplifting situation in which a $160 cradle swing was stolen from Babies “R” Us, The Baby Super Store, 1240 Doral Drive.

Feb. 28

Theft: A Lowellville man reported his wallet stolen at a Boardman-Poland Road sporting-goods store.

Theft: A woman in her 50s stole a $20 dress and a T-shirt from La Ti Da Boutique, 850 E. Western Reserve Road.

Identity theft: A South Avenue man who filed his income taxes at a Boardman-Poland Road business discovered someone without authorization had used the Social Security numbers of his two children, 14 and 19, for filing purposes.

Domestic violence: Ward B. Nair, 60, of Tippecanoe Road, Canfield, was charged with the crime after his daughter, of Poland, alleged Nair had grabbed the back of her head, slapped the accuser several times and slammed her head into a wall during an argument. She had bruises and swelling.

March 1

Theft: A 15-year-old Youngstown boy was charged in the theft of $68 worth of merchandise from the J.C. Penney store in Southern Park Mall.

Theft: Roosevelt Kellie Jr., 59, of Roxbury Avenue, Youngstown, was charged with stealing three head covers from Family Dollar, 4028 South Ave., then was given a criminal-trespassing warning.

Arson: Authorities responded to a fire at Dollar Tree, 541 Boardman-Poland Road, where a worker reported having found three packages of plastic cups and an insulated cooler burning. Found nearby were matches likely used to start the fire, a police report said.

Theft: A Youngstown woman reported the theft of her cellphone and $100 while at the Southern Park Mall.

Unlawful restraint: An East Liverpool woman reported having been forced to stay at a home in the 300 block of Mathews Road against her will.

Theft: A Struthers woman noticed her wallet containing $650 and a gift card missing while at a Doral Drive business.

Theft: A Beechwood Drive man reported both license plates had been removed from his car at an unknown location.

Arrest: Officers responded to a vehicular crash near Glen Park Road, where they charged 39-year-old John M. Madunicky Jr. of Kiwana Drive, Boardman, with operating a vehicle impaired and failure to control a motor vehicle.

Assault: A Youngstown girl, 13, reported having been punched and kicked in the head during a fight at Southern Park Mall.

Identity theft: A Youngstown woman learned her debit card had been used without consent to make $205 worth of purchases at the Southern Park Mall.

Theft: A woman stole four packages of socks and $119 worth of additional merchandise from Sears in Southern Park Mall before fleeing.

Theft: A man in his mid- to late 20s removed two sanding disks from Auto Zone, 8290 Market St.

Criminal damaging: A mailbox was heavily damaged in the 1900 block of Walker Mill Road.

Theft: Jermaine A. Adams, 18, was issued a summons charging him. Adams, of Lanterman Avenue, Youngstown, was accused of taking two $16 baseball caps from the J.C. Penney store.

March 2

Theft by deception: A Struthers woman told police her son was scammed of $40 at a Doral Drive big-box store when he reportedly bought from a man two gift cards that were worthless.

Theft: A South Avenue man discovered 100 to 102 Hydrocodone tablets missing from his residence.

Criminal damaging: A car in the 70 block of Lemans Drive was found with three slashed tires. The damage came to $288.

Theft: A man age 45 to 55 stole a two-piece electric-razor kit and a $30 electric razor from Walgreens Pharmacy, 525 E. Midlothian Blvd.

Burglary: To an apartment in the 4000 block of Hillman Way, from which two flat-screen TVs and assorted jewelry were removed.

Theft: A Buchanan Drive man reported his Ohio driver’s license stolen.

Assault: A Warren man at a friend’s home in the 400 block of Mathews Road told authorities his former girlfriend punched his face and the back of his head when he tried to stop her from damaging his vehicle.

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